Global Action : Newsfile

There are 33 documents in this section.

  • UN warns of African food crisis

    29 August 2002

    A call for urgent help to meet the food crisis in Southern Africa was made by the United Nations at the World Summit in Johannesburg. But, says Friends of the Earth, more fundamental action is needed to deal with the underlying causes of the problem.

  • Tough choices face Africa's environment

    18 July 2002

    A new report on the state of Africa's environment was issued by the United Nations in the run up to the World Summit meeting in Johannesburg. The picture it paints is a disturbing one.

  • 'Two more Earths needed by 2050'

    12 July 2002

    Earth's population will be forced to colonise two planets within 50 years if natural resources continue to be exploited at the current rate, according to grim report by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) issued to coincide with the World Summit in Johannesburg.